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Definition 1: ended or brought to an end - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where finished or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • are you finished?
  • gave me the finished manuscript

(finished is similar to ...) having come or been brought to a conclusion

"the harvesting was complete" "the affair is over, ended, finished" "the abruptly terminated interview"

(finished is similar to ...) dealt with; disposed of

"I'm so relieved that my midterm is out of the way"

(finished is similar to ...) having finished or arrived at completion

"certain to make history before he's done" "it's a done deed" "after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up" "almost through with his studies"

(finished is similar to ...) having no further concern with

"he was through with school and he was through with family" "done with gambling" "done with drinking"

(finished is similar to ...) relating to or characteristic of the end of a century (especially the end of the 19th century)

"fin de siecle art"

(finished is similar to ...) used up

"time is up"

Definition 2: (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where finished or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a finished product

(finished is similar to ...) (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth

(finished is similar to ...) (of market animals) made ready for market

(finished is similar to ...) subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter

"a fattening hog" "fattening pens"

(means also ...) coated with paint

"freshly painted lawn furniture"

(means also ...) prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process

"processed ores"

(means also ...) having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities

"smooth skin" "a smooth tabletop" "smooth fabric" "a smooth road" "water as smooth as a mirror"

Definition 3: brought to ruin - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where finished or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • after the revolution the aristocracy was finished
  • the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically

Synonyms for finished in the sense of this definition

(finished is similar to ...) spoiled or ruined or demolished

"war left many cities destroyed" "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"

Definition 4: having a surface coating or finish applied - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where finished or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones

(finished is similar to ...) coated with paint

"freshly painted lawn furniture"

Definition 5: (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where finished or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dazzling and finished piece of writing
  • a finished violinist

(finished is similar to ...) perfected or made shiny and smooth

"his polished prose" "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes" "freshly polished silver"

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